Einstein in the Media | U.S./Global

Science Daily and BBC report on a technique developed by Einstein researchers that could influence the way type 1 diabetes is treated in the future, using transplanted insulin-producing pancreatic cells. (Thursday, January 01, 2009)

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Reuters and Medscape report on a study led by Dr. Marc Gunter in conjunction with senior author Dr. Howard Strickler, which found that high insulin levels are an independent risk factor for breast cancer, particularly among postmenopausal women who did not use hormone therapy. The findings were observed among more than 1,600 postmenopausal women participating in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Dr. Gunter is an assistant professor epidemiology and population health at Einstein; Dr. Strickler is a professor of epidemiology and population health. Numerous media carried the story, including the Washington Post, Fox News, Boston Globe and Science Daily. Other Einstein researchers involved with the study include Drs. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Thomas Rohan, Gloria Ho, Xiaonan Xue, Robert Kaplan, Judy Wylie-Rosett, Tiffany Harris, and Robert Burk. (Tuesday, December 30, 2008)

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Scientific American interviews Dr. Thomas Weber, professor of surgery and of molecular genetics, about a controversial study published in Annals of Internal Medicine that suggests colonoscopy, considered the gold standard for detecting colon tumors, does not reduce deaths from tumors located deep within the colon. (Monday, December 15, 2008)

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette interviews Dr. Mary Fabry, professor of medicine (hematology) on the promise of bone marrow transplants in curing sickle cell anemia. (Tuesday, November 11, 2008)

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Reuters interviews Dr. Jeffrey Segall, professor of anatomy and structural biology, on a novel method of viewing cancer cells over several days. The article, entitled "Glass implant on tumor helps track cancer in mice," is based on a study published by Nature Methods under the direction of Dr. Segall and John Condeelis, Ph.D., co-chair and professor of anatomy and structural biology and co-director of the Gruss Lipper Biophotonics Center. (Sunday, November 09, 2008)

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U.S. News & World Report and Health Day feature comments by Dr. Susan Coupey, Einstein professor of pediatrics, and chief of adolescent medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Coupey discusses a study in the journal Pediatrics that found nearly one in three teens are not up-to-date on key vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella. (Tuesday, October 07, 2008)

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